Long Term Effects of Overdoses on the Brain

Article from The Fix by Kristance Harlow

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From the article:

"Heart problems and oxygen deprivation are two common symptoms of an overdose that we see in many drug-related deaths. But what happens to the brain during an overdose? Are there lasting effects? Can an overdose cause permanent brain damage?"

This article explains what happens to the body both during and after an overdose and discusses the long-term implications of overdoses. 

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